In May, Rahul Gandhi was summoned by the Magistrate Court of Ahmedabad in connection with a statement calling Amit Shah an accused of murder, at a rally.
Ahmedabad| Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has reached Gujarat for appearing in three criminal defamation cases filed against him. On Friday, he is to appear in separate courts in Ahmedabad in two cases. The first case is for describing Union Home Minister Amit Shah as an ‘accused of murder’. While the second case is related to the Ahmedabad District Cooperative (ADC) Bank. Earlier on Thursday, Rahul had appeared in Surat court in the case filed against him for calling ‘All Modi Thieves’.
Rahul had alleged last year that at the time of demonetisation, ADC Bank exchanged Rs 750 crore in five days. Amit Shah is the director of this bank. Rahul also claimed that Shah was involved in it. The bank president then filed a defamation case against Rahul. During his appearance in July in this case, he had declared himself innocent in the court.
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In May, Rahul was summoned by the Magistrate Court of Ahmedabad in connection with a statement calling Amit Shah an accused of murder, at a rally. A defamation case has been filed by BJP councillor Krishnavadan Brahmabhatta against Rahul’s statement. According to him, Shah was acquitted in 2015 in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case. Today, Rahul will appear in court for the first time in this case.
Earlier, Rahul appeared in Surat court on Thursday in the third defamation case. He dismissed the allegations and described himself as innocent and applied for exemption from production. The court will make a decision on December 10, till then the hearing has been postponed.